Meralee Fredenburgh, Executive Director

Meralee brings a wealth of marketing, fundraising, and nonprofit leadership experience to the Arts of Great Falls. Meralee will partner with Julie Casso, Director of School, and collaborate with the resident artists and the AGF Board of Directors. 

Julie Casso, Director of School

Julie has been with The Arts of Great Falls since 2012. She served as Executive Director for ten years before focusing on art education as the Director of School in 2022. Julie’s professional non-profit experience and excellent communication skills are a key asset for the foundation.


Richard Kelly – Director, Chairman and President

John Francis McCabe – Director, Secretary

Natalie Lorenz-Anderson – Director, Treasurer

Anthony Pappas – Director

Tom Tucker – Director

Elizabeth Alberding – Financial Coordinator


Jill Banks, Oil Painting

Bethanne Kinsella Cople, Oil Painting

Jennifer Duncan, Mixed Media

Elizabeth Floyd, Oil Painting

Lori Simmerman Goll, Pastel

Rajendra KC, Watercolor

Joyce Lee, Oil Painting

Michela Mansuino, Multiple Mediums

JJ Singh, Precious Metal Clay Jewelry